‘The Empty Man’ Trailer Drops Before Impending Release

The new horror feature film The Empty Man hopes to fill a lot of empty seats in movie theaters right before Halloween.

The Empty Man–a 20th Century Studios release based on the popular BOOM! Studios graphic novel series–will debut on the Silver Screen Oct. 23, as reported by comicbook.com. A new trailer and poster for the movie can be seen on this page.

The supernatural horror flick, as expressed on the poster, warns moviegoers: “The first night–you hear him. The second night–you see him. The third night–he finds you.”

Sounds like “he” means business.

The Empty Man, according to the official synopsis, starts out when a group of teenagers from a small Midwestern town “begin to mysteriously disappear. The locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man.”

As a retired police officer starts to investigate the disappearances, “he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity. Soon, his life–and the lives of those close to him–are in grave danger.”

Director David Prior wrote the screenplay, a script that’s based on the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey. The film–produced by Ross Richie and Stephen Christy–stars James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland, Stephen Root, Ron Canada, Robert Aramayo, Joel Courtney and Sasha Frolova.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any further updates on The Empty Man.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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